McGuireWoods Consulting President L.F. Payne and Executive Vice President and Chairman-elect Mark Bowles were recently tapped to serve on Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s Transition Committee. Mark has also been named a co-chair of the Inaugural Committee.
McGuireWoods’ Board of Partners has elected Jonathan P. Harmon to succeed Richard Cullen as McGuireWoods’ chairman. In addition, the board appointed J. Tracy Walker IV to follow Thomas E. Cabaniss as the firm’s managing partner.
McGuireWoods Consulting senior vice president and law firm partner Mike Reynold was quoted in an Oct. 27 Wall Street Journal story about this year’s race for governor in Virginia.
Jim Hodges, a former South Carolina governor who heads McGuireWoods Consulting’s national multistate team and is a partner with the McGuireWoods law firm, appeared alongside Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a University of Chicago Institute of Politics forum.
McGuireWoods Romania announced today that three new consultants have joined its Bucharest office.
This week, a House committee continued to examine the presence of GenX, and other contaminants, in the Cape Fear River.
TWEET OF THE WEEK: It’s no secret that “Rothification” is on the table as a revenue raiser for tax reform: Republicans are considering capping pre-tax contributions for certain retirement accounts at $2,400. President Trump appears to have missed this memo when he declared via Twitter that the tax treatment of 401(k) plans will be protected.
WAVY-NEWS: NC unemployment rate unmoved at 4.1 percent in September
This Week: Chip funding negotiations fail in the House and continue in the Senate ... Deal for market stabilization has no clear path forward … Drug rebates questioned and HHS asked to cut waste
The legislature returned to Raleigh for the fourth time since adjourning the long session this summer, which was focused on considering Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of SB 656: Electoral Freedom Act of 2017.
Incentives: The Good, the Bad, and Your Responsibility - Chris Lloyd spoke yesterday at the Iowa Professional Economic Developers Association meeting.
Chris Lloyd spoke this morning in Staunton at the Virginia Institute for Economic Development on The Foundations of Virginia Economic Development Policy.
Chris Lloyd spoke at the 2014 Infrastructure Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL on Political Challenges to Long-Term Maintenance Concepts
Chris Lloyd spoke last week in Denver at the National Council for Public Private Partnerships on Winning the War Against Public Private Partnerships and Building a Defensible and Transparent P3 Policy Framework.
Chris Lloyd spoke last week at the Brunswick County (NC) Economic Development Commission on Economic Development Politics and Policies.